Changing the Conversation in Workplace Mental Health
Thursday, April 29 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Employers are interested in strategies on how to create a healthy work environment for all employees, including those experiencing mental health conditions. This is important for many reasons including because people with mental health conditions are represented at the highest achievement levels in all professional fields. This Virtual Town Hall features a panel of three high achieving professionals with mental health conditions sharing their experiences and concrete recommendations for what’s needed to develop an organizational culture in which employees with lived mental health experience thrive.
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